Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare
With all this talk in Washington about making the wealthy pay more in taxes, or not raising taxes on the middle class, it’s easy to think this fiscal cliff is only about taxes. But it’s also about automatic spending cuts of $55 billion this coming year in non-defense programs.
Parents of children with autism are protesting new rules that took effect today in Pennsylvania, which will require parents at certain income levels to partially pay for services that used to be free.
The cold weather has started to settle in around western Pennsylvania, which means heating bills will be on the rise. For low-income families, paying the heating bill is a major concern, but there is help available.